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Aug. 9, 2018

Colorado Air Force Reservists Support Firefighting Efforts in Western U.S.

Air Force reservists and a Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-equipped C-130 Hercules aircraft from the 302nd Airlift Wing deployed to help combat wildfires in California.

July 31, 2018

Marine Marksmanship Instructor Enjoys Mentoring Recruits

Surrounded by a sea of recruits and the smell of hot brass, it’s easy to spot Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Estefania Patino’s campaign cover and trademark green marksmanship instructor jacket as she patrols the rifle range’s firing line, inspecting weapons and encouraging shooters as they sight in on their targets.

July 31, 2018

California Air Guard Drone Helps Authorities Fight Carr Fire

A California Air National Guard team is serving as a reconnaissance and surveillance unit for response efforts to the Carr Fire in Northern California, providing up-to-date intelligence as service members and civilian firefighters battle the massive blaze.

July 25, 2018

Army Combat Engineers Conduct Demolition Training at Fort Hood

Hands-on demolition training at Fort Hood, Texas, gave Army combat engineers the confidence and experience needed to be effective while handling and creating explosive charges.

July 25, 2018

Soldier Amputees Have More Options for Continued Service

Thanks to advances in modern medicine and the availability of well-made prosthetics, soldiers able to redeploy after an amputation have a number of options for continued military service.

July 19, 2018

Exercise Sea Breeze 2018 Concludes in Ukraine

A multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen regional maritime security concluded with a ceremony in Odessa, Ukraine.

July 19, 2018

World War II Survivor Marks Guam Liberation

Seventy-six years after her father was captured by Japanese forces in Guam, Irene Perez Ploke Sgambelluri participated in a full-honors ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier marking the anniversary of the island's liberation.

July 18, 2018

Patriot North Exercise Prepares Military, Civilian First Responders

About 900 service members and civilian emergency management personnel and responders are participating in a National Guard Bureau-sponsored domestic operations training exercise in Wisconsin.

July 17, 2018

Watercraft Operators Gain Experience in Annual Exercise

Watercraft operators play a huge role in ensuring the Army’s overall mission readiness by overseeing cargo operations and making sure soldiers on land and at sea have access to resources needed for combat.

July 17, 2018

Special Operations Competition Kicks Off in Panama

Spirits were high in Panama for about 100 competitors as Fuerzas Comando, a multinational special operations competition sponsored by U.S. Southern Command and executed by U.S. Special Operations Command South, kicked off its 14th iteration.

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